Actress Angel Locsin has been discharged from a hospital in Quezon City after she was confined there last week due to dengue, her rumored boyfriend, Luis Manzano,announced Tuesday. In a press conference for his upcoming television series “Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba,” Manzano said Locsin left the hospital Tuesday afternoon. “Nakauwi na po siya. She’s on her way to recovery. Siguro mga one week pa po bago siya maka-fully recover. Very, very good news,” Manzano said.
On Thursday evening Locsin was brought to St. Luke’s Medical Center where she was diagnosed with dengue infection. “As of 5 a.m. (Sunday), her platelet count has gone up to 58,000. Her doctor is optimistic that she’s on her way to recovery. Angel would like to thank you all for your prayers,” the actress’ manager, Becky Aguila, told show business talk show “The Buzz” on Sunday in a text message.
Prior to her hospitalization, Locsin was supposed to do guestings on “Entertainment Live” and “The Buzz” last week but these were all cancelled because she was not feeling well. Manzano recounted that Locsin had a high fever and started vomiting. In Tuesday’s press conference, the “Flash Bomba” lead star divulged that he even had to force Locsin to go to the hospital. “Ako lang talaga ang nag-ayos ng lahat na ma-confine siya because I knew she was not feeling well. At may pagkamatigas ang ulo noon at hindi ko siya binigyan ng choice. Sinabi ko talaga na kailangan niyang ma-confine,” he said.
After visiting his mother, Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos, who was on a photo shoot then, Manzano said he went straight to St. Luke’s to make all the necessary arrangements. “Sabi ko, ‘didiretso na ako sa St. Luke’s, aayusin ko na ito, ‘yong room mo lahat-lahat. Ang kailangan mo lang gawin ay pumunta dito, kailangan mong ma-confine.’ Yes, siya ang pumunta sa St. Luke’s kasi inaayos ko ang room, ako ang nauna doon,” he said. Manzano said Locsin’s doctor was then considering two possible infections